Program Coordinator Louise Jett
Ready to work the web? Get ready for a dynamic career as a web designer and much more. If you have been dreaming about a career in web graphics, web animation or designing high-impact, interactive web sites, then the Web Design & Development Associate Degree program can get you off to a great start. It combines the fundamentals of computing, digital video and audio, graphics, layout, interactivity and web technology as well as general education courses to strengthen your marketability skills. You’ll receive hands-on experience in our cross-platform computer labs incorporating industry-current software with concept and design elements.
Here are a few exciting careers to consider: web master, web developer, web designer, graphic designer, web architect, HTML or front-end programmer, media programmer, web marketing analyst, content developer, and audio visual specialist.
Student Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate appropriate steps toward completing web designs: research, choice of software, application of principles and concepts, and timely completion
- Demonstrate good communication skills: written, oral, and listening
- Demonstrate a willingness to try, show flexibility, and a willingness to change based on feedback
- Recognize the importance of working as a team
- Demonstrate critical thinking along with using appropriate web design-related terminology in discussion of design in critiques
Graduation Requirements: To be eligible for graduation with an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Web Design & Development, or to earn the Certificate of Completion in Basic Web Design, a student must: 1.) Earn a grade of “C” or better in all required computer graphics courses (defined as courses with an ART, WEB or CGRD prefix), and 2.) Satisfy the requirements for an Associate in Applied Science degree, Certificate of Proficiency, or Certificate of Completion as outlined in this catalog.
30 and Out A.A.S. Degree Program Option: Anyone who has already earned an associate or bachelor degree from an accredited college or university may earn an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Web Design& Development by completing 30 semester hours of approved courses. Students interested in this program option must contact the program coordinator to receive written approval detailing the specific courses required for this degree option.
Web Design & Development - WEB.AAS
Associate in Applied Science Degree
Approved Web Design & Development Electives List
E-Commerce and Social Media Specialty
Video Production Specialty
Total hours required for A.A.S. in Web Design & Development: 60
Web Design & Development - WEB.CP
Certificate of Proficiency
Total credit hours required for the Certificate of Proficiency in Web Design & Development: 30
Basic Web Design - WEB.CC
Certificate of Completion
Total credit hours required for the Certificate of Completion in Basic Web Design: 9